In Smallville, it has been stated that Jor-El does have a father and that he sent his son (Jor-El, as a young man) to Earth as a right of passage, in other words as a punishment.
Little is known about Jor-El's father, but we do know that he was the leader of the Science Council, until his death then his son Jor-El took control over the council.
Powers and abilities under a yellow star; Same powers and abilities as Superman.
- Seyg-El's name is a derivation of Siegel, the surname of Superman co-creator, Jerry Siegel.
- In the Pre-Crisis continuity, Jor-El's father was named Jor-El the First.